How YOU can write that great novel, the one that lies deep within you.
by craig lock
There are three rules for writing a novel. Unfortunately, no one knows what they are.
— W. Somerset Maugham
An e-book following on from How to Write that “Great” American (or that of any other country) Novel being written and uploaded to Amazon as I write it…“on the go/as is”…just like my car
That’s a simile, by the way
A more advanced look at novel-writing (following on from my recent e-book HOW TO WRITE THAT “GREAT” AMERICAN* NOVEL
* or from that of any other country
Ever wanted to write? A short story or perhaps even a book? Is there a talent for creative writing within you? How do you know if there is? Do you have some interesting experiences to share, your life story perhaps
“If enough chimpanzees were put in front of enough word processors for enough time, eventually one of them would write Hamlet.”
“I know when a writer’s in trouble….when he resorts to writing about writing.”
– novelist Guy Ableman to his agent
“Everyone has some talent. What’s rare is the courage to follow it to the dark places where it leads.”
― Erica Jong , author of Fear of Flying
There is a vast market of readers out there expectantly waiting for new information, insights and experiences – real people with whom you could share many interesting subjects. They might want to hear about your experiences, your thoughts, your unique ideas, and even perhaps the tale of your life…because I believe that everyone has some story within them just waiting to be told and shared.
So open up your inner world to them through creative writing. Unleash those creative talents within you.
This is your chance to begin.
“What(ever) you can do, or dream you can do, begin it. Boldness has genius, power and magic in it.”
– Johann von Goethe, poet, novelist, playwright
to the great singing of I Dreamed a Dream by Susan Boyle
Click on https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RxPZh4AnWyk
“If the doctor told me I had six minutes to live, I’d type a little faster.”
“Art is at the highest reach of one’s creative imagination.”
“Your only limits are your own imagination.”
Leonardo da Vinci once said: “Art is never finished, only abandoned.”
“I’d rather attempt something great and fail, rather than attempting nothing and succeed.”
– Norman Vincent Peale
For a bit of “wacky” British humour click on
Monty Python – Novel Writing
Monty Python-Writers Sketch-
A university creative writing class was asked to write a
concise essay containing these four elements:
The prize-winning essay read: “My God,” said the Queen. “I’m pregnant. I wonder who did it?”